Health Unit COVID-19 Cases & Outbreaks Update For Wednesday

Wednesday November 24th, 2021

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The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday.

New & Total Cases

The Health Unit says 24 cases are close contacts of confirmed cases, 20 cases are community acquired, 1 case is outbreak related, and the acquisition sources of 19 cases are still under investigation.

Total overall cases increased from 21,310 on Tuesday November 23rd to 21,374 on Wednesday November 24th.

They say 374 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in Windsor-Essex (increase of 34 since yesterday).

Vaccinations

Here’s the Health Unit’s vaccination update for today (residents of Windsor-Essex):

  • 329,073 people have received at least one dose of a vaccine (+147 since yesterday)
    • 13,159 people have received only their first dose of a vaccine (-139 since yesterday)
    • 315,914 people have received both doses of a vaccine (+286 since yesterday)
    • 16,607 people have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (+1,339 since yesterday)
  • A total of 661,594 vaccine doses have been administered to Windsor-Essex County residents (+1,772 since yesterday)

Vaccination Percentages

  • 75.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 86.7 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) have received at least one dose of a vaccine (increase of < 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 72.1 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
    • 83.3 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (ages 12+) are fully vaccinated (increase of 0.1 per cent since yesterday)
  • 3.8 per cent of Windsor-Essex residents (all ages) have received a 3rd dose/booster shot of a vaccine (increase of 0.4 per cent since yesterday)

Note: The Health Unit says 438,001 people are living in Windsor and Essex County presently.

Getting A Vaccine

  • Mass Vaccination Clinics
    • For full eligibility details and to book visit WEVax.ca
  • Pharmacy Vaccinations
  • Pop Up Clinics / Destination Vaccination Bus
    • Visit the Health Unit’s page on pop-up clinics here
  • 3rd doses / booster shots

For more information about vaccines and vaccination locally, visit WEVax.ca.

Resolved Cases

The Health Unit lists 20,530 total resolved cases.

That’s an increase of 29 resolved cases since yesterday.

Deaths

The Health Unit announced one additional death from COVID-19 bringing the local death toll to 470. They say a man in his 60s from the community passed away.

Hospitalizations

The Health Unit lists 23 hospitalizations today: 18 people in acute care (increase of 4), and 5 people in the ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windsor Essex.

Cases listed at local hospitals (note: these numbers are not updated at the same time as the Health Unit’s):

  • Windsor Regional Hospital:
    • 16 total in hospital, including the ICU (increase of 1)
      • 4 fully vaccinated (decrease of 2)
      • 1 partially vaccinated (increase of 1)
      • 11 unvaccinated (increase of 2)
    • 4 total in ICU (decrease of 1)
      • 1 fully vaccinated (decrease of 1)
      • 0 partially vaccinated
      • 3 unvaccinated
  • Erie Shores hospital in Leamington:
    • 2 unvaccinated (decrease of 1)
    • 2 vaccinated or partially vaccinated (increase of 2)
  • Less than 5 at Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare

Workplace Outbreaks/Community Outbreaks

  • Congregate setting
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 3 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant) (2 new outbreaks)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant)
  • Educational Services
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Fitness and recreation
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (no variant) (new outbreak)
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
    • 1 outbreak in Amherstburg (Delta variant)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (no variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Essex (Delta variant)
  • Personal Service Setting
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
    • 1 outbreak in Windsor (Delta variant)
  • Retail
    • 2 outbreaks in Windsor (Delta variant)
    • 1 outbreak in Leamington (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)
  • Social Event – Public
    • 1 outbreak in Tecumseh (Delta variant) (outbreak ended)

School Outbreaks

  • St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • Leamington District Secondary School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • D.M. Eagle Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 15th, 2021
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 17th, 2021
  • Margaret D. Bennie Public School
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 18th, 2021
  • Gore Hill Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021
  • Queen Elizabeth Public School
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 22nd, 2021

Hospital Outbreaks

  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Ouellette – 4M
    • Delta variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021

Long-term Care / Retirement Home Outbreaks

  • Chartwell Royal Oak Long Term Care Residence (Kingsville)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 12th, 2021
    • 3 total resident cases (increase of 2 cases)
    • 1 total staff case
  • The Village at St. Clair (Windsor)
    • No variant
    • Under outbreak since November 16th, 2021
    • 0 total resident cases
    • 2 total staff cases

Note: windsoriteDOTca News makes every effort to track the changes in COVID-19 data each day. These numbers are subject to change as the Health Unit makes changes to their numbers throughout each day, and errors and omissions sometimes occur with their data. Please see this page for the latest, most up to date data throughout each day.

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